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Cynthia Stone

Spanish Department

Professor
Department Chair
Ph.D., The University of Michigan
 

 

Fields Film and Cultural Studies; Protest Literature; Interrelations Among Words and Images in a Variety of Media

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Email: cstone@holycross.edu
Office Phone: 508-793-2272
Office: Stein 459
Office Hours: Mondays 11-12, Wednesdays 9-10, Thursdays 2-3, or by appointment

 

 

Courses

  • Span 101-102 - Elementary I & II
  • Span 201-202 - Intermediate I & II
  • Span 301 - Composition & Conversation
  • Span 304 - Aspects of Spanish American Culture
  • Span 305 - Introduction to Literary Genres
  • Span 308 - Protest Literature in Latin America
  • Span 312 - Survey of Spanish American Literature I
  • Span 316 - Advanced Spanish Grammar
  • Span 362 - Historical Novel in Spanish America
  • Span 409 - Topics in Colonial Spanish American Literature (Mesoamerican Codices; Myths and Counter-Myths of the Conquista)
  • Span 420 - Topics in Latin American Film (Latin American Women in Film)
  • Lals 101 - Perspectives on Latin America
  • Mont Fall  - Latino Images in US Film
  • Mont Spring - Latin American Film & Hollywood
  • Wgst 101 - Introduction to Women's Studies

 

Research

  • Mesoamerican Codices
  • Films set in Colonial Spanish America
  • Translations of Indigenous Traditions

 

Publications (book)

  • Stone, Cynthia. In Place of Gods and Kings: Authorship and Identity in the 'Relación de Michoacán'. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2004.

Publications (articles)

  • Stone, Cynthia. "Confronting Stereotypes: The Brevísima as Homily, not History." In Teaching the Writings of Bartolomé de las Casas. Eds. Santa Arias and Eyda Merediz. MLA Series on Teaching World Literature, 2008.
  • ---. "Beyond the Female Gaze: María Luisa Bemberg's Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz." CiberLetras 13, 2005.
  • ---. "Aguirre Goes to the Movies: 20th-Century Visions of Colonial-Era 'Relaciones'," in Bridging Continents: Cinematic and Literary Representations of Spanish and Latin American Themes, eds. Alejandro Varderi and Nora Glickman. Chasqui: Revista de Literatura Latinoamericana, Special Issue No. 2, 2005.
  • ---. "The Filming of Colonial Spanish America," Colonial Latin American Review 5, 2 (1996).
  • ---. "Multiple Authorship in the 'Relación de Michoacán'," Hacia un nuevo canon literario, ed. JoAnne Engelbert (New Hampshire: Ediciones del Norte, 1995).
  • ---. "Rewriting Indigenous Traditions: The Burial Ceremony of the Cazonci," Colonial Latin American Review 3, 1-2 (1994).
  • ---. "El lector implícito de 'Rayuela' y los blancos de la narración," Los ochenta mundos de Cortázar: ensayos, ed. Fernando Burgos (Madrid: Edi-6, 1987).